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This template is only for Capcom-designed entries in the Vs. (Versus) video game series. Due to the similarity of titles of other crossover fighting games involving Capcom properties, it is easy for the uninitiated to confuse them as part of this series. The following criteria is a set of principles to guide inclusion of games to the template {{Capcom's VS. series}}. This is not set in stone and should be treated with common sense and the occasional exception.

Criteria[edit]

1. Capcom's Vs. series consists of eight installments if the Capcom vs. SNK games are included. These games does not include and should not be confused with the SNK-developed (SNK vs. Capcom) games as they are considered part of a different series.[1]
2. It is highly recommended to source new games in the following section for the sake of verifiability and placement on the template. X-Men: Children of the Atom (1994) and Marvel Super Heroes (1995) are regarded as games that lay the foundation for the start of the series.[2][3]

List[edit]

  1. X-Men vs. Street Fighter[3][4]
  2. Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter[3]
  3. Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes[4]
  4. Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000[5]
  5. Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes[6]
  6. Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001
  7. Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars[7][8]
  8. Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds[9] (Ultimate)
  9. Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

References[edit]

  1. ^ GT Countdown: Top 10 Crossovers. GameTrailers. 2012-03-26. 5 minutes in. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  2. ^ Barry White (2009-08-29). "Capcom's Ten Best Game Franchises". News10. Retrieved 2012-03-18. "...the crossovers that make up Capcoms VS series is what makes its already good fighting games great. First taking root in the 1994 release of the Marvel Comics licenced game X-Men: Children of the Atom which had Street Fighter's Akuma as a hidden playable character, the series really took off two years later when the arcade game X-Men vs. Street Figher was released." 
  3. ^ a b c Seth Killian (2011-02-11). Marvel vs Capcom: a history of the Vs fighting series. GamesRadar. Event occurs at 00:17-00:52. Retrieved 2011-02-28. "Seth Killian: So the history of the Versus series technically starts with X-Men vs. Street Fighter, but many fighting aficionados including myself really date some of the origins back to games called X-Men: Children of the Atom and Marvel Super Heroes which introduced things like chain combo and aerial rave [...] all of that lead us eventually into X-Men vs. Street Fighter..." 
  4. ^ a b Chris Hoffman (July 2009). "When Heroes Collide". Nintendo Power (United States: Future US) 243: 48. ISSN 1041-9551. "Previous titles in Capcom's Vs. series (such as arcade hits X-Men vs. Street Fighter and Marvel vs. Capcom)..." 
  5. ^ Tom Bramwell (2002-08-01). "Capcom Vs. SNK Pro: Millennium Fight 2000 PSOne Quick Take". Eurogamer. Retrieved 2011-03-20. "The Capcom "Vs" series has been going for quite some time now, and has so far imbibed Marvel superheroes and SNK's distinctive arrangement of fighters, but this is the first time - some months after SNK's unfortunate demise - that the firm's characters have appeared on PlayStation." 
  6. ^ Brian Crecente (2010-01-21). "Capcom May Announce New Versus Game This Year". Kotaku. Retrieved 2010-12-17. "'I would love to do more versus series, more types of games like Marvel Vs. Capcom 2,' Niitsuma said." 
  7. ^ "Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All Stars - Wii". G4 (TV channel). Retrieved 2010-12-15. "The seventh installment in Capcom's versus series..." 
  8. ^ Travis Moses (2009-06-04). "Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars Preview". GamePro. Archived from the original on 2009-06-17. Retrieved 2010-12-15. "Tatsunoko vs. Capcom is the seventh game in Capcom’s Vs. series..." 
  9. ^ Kevin Gifford (2011-02-09). "Japan Review Check: Catherine, Marvel vs. Capcom 3". 1UP.com. Retrieved 2011-02-14. "The system hasn't changed much; it's more of a natural evolution from MvC2 or Tatsunoko vs. Capcom [...] Another editor agreed that there isn't a great deal novel here, but the game builds upon the Vs. series to make an overall great fighting package."